Date: 10th April 2013 at 4:44pm
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AC Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino took time out on his birthday to answer some questions from followers the official Rossoneri  Twitter account, here is what happened.

What is your favorite hobby?

Spending time with my children and my wonderful.

Does your beard have superpowers? 

I love my beard and my wife loves it. What do you think?(Laughs)

Hello Antonio, who is your best friend on the team?

I have a great relationship with Abbiati, Amelia, Yepes and Robinho, El Diablo. 

How did you know you were going to be a footballer?

My father directed me on this road because it was the thing I did best as a little boy.

What means more, your goal in the Champions League at the Camp Nou or your first goal for AC Milan at the San Siro against your former team? 

My first goal for Milan means more than the goal at the Camp Nou because I knew that my father was looking at me .. A unique experience! 

How important is a father in a mans life? 

Very important! I am lucky to have two wonderful children that have literally changed my life. 

When are you going to open your official Twitter account? 

I don’t think I will open an official profile on Twitter. I prefer to be private about my private life. 

Happy Birthday! How do you prepare before a game? 

I try to stay very relaxed. 

Have you any superstitions or good luck charms before you enter the pitch?

I kiss my shin where there is a tattoo with the names of my wife and my children.

When you go to a pizzeria what type of pizza do you get? 

Typical Neapolitan. 

Who do you room with before a game and do you play Playstation or Xbox? 

I sleep in the room alone and usually the night before the game I look at something on my tablet. 

Some people say AC Milan is a big family, what do you think? 

Milan is ONE family and is also made by all of the people who work off the field

Why did you change your jersey number from 22 to 8? 

I have a great relationship with Rino Gattuso and I am very happy to wear his number. It ‘s an honor for me. 

What is your favorite thing about your father? 

I wish I had even 1% of my father, he is a true role model to me. 

Why do you not wear Beats headphones like El Shaarawy, Balotelli and Boateng? 

I listen to a bit of the music and I do have headphones but I prefer not to be photographed. 

Who is your favourite former Milan player?

 A. Shevchenko. 

Do you like the song the Curva Sud sings for you? 

A  lot.

Are you planning another tattoo ? 

Considering that I already have four … Yes! I love tattoos. 

Which is your favorite color?

My favorite color is the red.